The table below looks at the statistics for Build Forge skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Forge over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
335 331 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.82% 11.37% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 173 193
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -9.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

Build Forge
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Forge across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Build Forge Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Build Forge
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Forge across the North West region.

Build Forge Daily Rate Trend in the North West